Four correctional officers are hospitalized with “very bad” injuries after being stabbed by inmates at the Lanesboro Correctional Institute in Anson County, North Carolina.

Lanesboro Correctional Institute houses up to 1850 inmates of medium and minimum custody.



Authorities say the injuries are “very bad”; one victim had severe stomach wounds, another was stabbed in the back, and a third was stabbed in the throat. It’s not yet clear where the fourth person was stabbed. The incident at the correctional facility has since been contained and all inmates have been detained. h/t wcnc


The identities of the victims have not been released, but the prison said all of the victims are believed to be male.